International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research

International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research


International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research
Vol. 7, Issue 2 (2022)

Food and feeding habits of Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) from water bodies of Beed district, Maharashtra


V B Sakhare, J V Jagatkar, A D Chalak

In the present study, an attempt has been made to investigate the food and feeding habits of fingerlings of Indian major carp, Labeo rohita from different water bodies of Beed district in Maharashtra. Crustaceans formed the main item of gut contents forming 30.3%. Rotifers were next in the order of dominance forming 24.7% in the gut contents of Labeo rohita. Aquatic insects, bacillariophyceae, myxoyphyceae, chlorophyceae, unidentified matter and aquatic plant materials formed 12.5% 9.4% 7.9% 6.7% 5.8% and 2.7% respectively.
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V B Sakhare, J V Jagatkar, A D Chalak. Food and feeding habits of Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) from water bodies of Beed district, Maharashtra. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2022, Pages 49-51
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Research